Career Development

Remote Work, Employee Well-Being And COVID-19

The COVID pandemic has been a catalyst for changes in the workplace, none more consequential than the increase in remote work, which often means working…

Executive Nostalgia For “Two Cans And A String,” Plain Talk Instead of PowerPoint

A panel of corporate secretaries and counsel expressed a growing sense of “videoconferencing ennui” and “zoom fatigue,” says an article in trade publication Corporate Secretary.…

Need-To-Know Rules For In-House Counsel

The in-house lawyer achieves attorney-client privilege protection upon proving an attorney-client relationship with the entity that employs the person with whom she communicates, the communication…

Former Abbott Labs VP Took Covid Trade Secrets, Company Alleges

In a lawsuit filed in the Northern District of Illinois, Abbott Laboratories has accused a former VP of “absconding to a competitor with Abbott’s confidential…

20-Year-Old Hacker & Crew Find “Critical Vulnerabilities” At Apple, Collect $288,500

A 20-year-old and a team of fellow hackers he assembled after reading about Apple’s bounty program discovered 55 vulnerabilities at Apple. Eleven of them were…

Fear Of COVID May Justify Attorney Withdrawal, Says New York Bar

An advisory opinion from the New York State Bar Association says that if a lawyer fears contracting Covid as a result of some aspect of…

“Disturbing Images”: A Beleaguered Content Moderator Sues YouTube

The same lawyer who won a $52 million settlement earlier this year for a Facebook employee is representing a woman who did similar content moderation…

Recovering From A Ransomware Attack

More than half of businesses were hit by a ransomware attack in 2019, at an estimated total cost of $11.5 billion. That’s per a recent…

Utah’s Newly Appointed Solicitor General May Face Court Sanctions, After Intervening In A Class Action.

Utah’s incoming solicitor general got a stern rebuke and a threat of sanctions from a federal magistrate in a matter that had nothing to do…

Law Prof: Private Sector Taking The Lead On Climate Action

With government failing to act or denying a problem exists, major players in the private sector are taking the lead in trying to mitigate climate…